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National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  02041, Spices, tarragon, dried
Food Group: Spices and Herbs
Scientific Name:  Artemisia dracunculus
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
tsp, leaves 0.6 g

tbsp, leaves 1.8 g

tsp, ground 1.6 g

tbsp, ground 4.8 g
Proximates Water g 7.74 7 1.180 0.05 0.14 0.12 0.37
Proximates Energy kcal 295 -- -- 2 5 5 14
Proximates Energy kJ 1236 -- -- 7 22 20 59
Proximates Protein g 22.77 4 1.470 0.14 0.41 0.36 1.09
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 7.24 4 0.410 0.04 0.13 0.12 0.35
Proximates Ash g 12.03 5 0.830 0.07 0.22 0.19 0.58
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 50.22 -- -- 0.30 0.90 0.80 2.41
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 7.4 -- -- 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.4
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 1139 4 180.000 7 21 18 55
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 32.30 4 5.950 0.19 0.58 0.52 1.55
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 347 3 64.000 2 6 6 17
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 313 3 12.000 2 6 5 15
Minerals Potassium, K mg 3020 6 356.000 18 54 48 145
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 62 4 25.000 0 1 1 3
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 3.90 3 1.560 0.02 0.07 0.06 0.19
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.677 -- -- 0.004 0.012 0.011 0.032
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 7.967 -- -- 0.048 0.143 0.127 0.382
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 4.4 1 -- 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 50.0 -- -- 0.3 0.9 0.8 2.4
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.251 1 -- 0.002 0.005 0.004 0.012
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 1.339 1 -- 0.008 0.024 0.021 0.064
Vitamins Niacin mg 8.950 1 -- 0.054 0.161 0.143 0.430
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1 mg 2.410 2 -- 0.014 0.043 0.039 0.116
Vitamins Folate, total µg 274 -- -- 2 5 4 13
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 274 -- -- 2 5 4 13
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 274 -- -- 2 5 4 13
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 210 1 -- 1 4 3 10
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 4200 1 -- 25 76 67 202
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 1.881 -- -- 0.011 0.034 0.030 0.090
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.028 -- -- 0.000 0.001 0.000 0.001
Lipids 12:0 g 0.014 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.001
Lipids 14:0 g 0.120 -- -- 0.001 0.002 0.002 0.006
Lipids 16:0 g 1.202 -- -- 0.007 0.022 0.019 0.058
Lipids 18:0 g 0.410 -- -- 0.002 0.007 0.007 0.020
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.474 -- -- 0.003 0.009 0.008 0.023
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.113 -- -- 0.001 0.002 0.002 0.005
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.361 -- -- 0.002 0.006 0.006 0.017
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 3.698 -- -- 0.022 0.067 0.059 0.178
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.742 -- -- 0.004 0.013 0.012 0.036
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 2.955 -- -- 0.018 0.053 0.047 0.142
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0
Lipids Phytosterols mg 81 -- -- 0 1 1 4
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0

Sources of Data

1S.W. Leonard, K. Hardin, J.E. Leklem Vitamin B-6 Content of Spices , 2001 Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 14   pp.163-167
Langual Code(s)

  • A0113 SPICE OR HERB (US CFR)
  • A1272 0200 SPICES AND HERBS (USDA SR)
  • B1469 TARRAGON
  • C0200 LEAF
  • E0151 SOLID
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0138 WATER REMOVED
  • J0117 HEAT DRIED
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION